Garmin announces global datalink weather, text and voice package

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), has announced expanded Connext weather and data service packages that provide additional cost-effective pricing tiers offering all-inclusive rate plans designed to suit operational needs for global weather and connectivity, the company said.

Aircraft equipped with the GSR 56 satellite datalink transceiver and compatible avionics can take advantage of these new rate plans starting as low as USD 79.99 per month. Additionally, qualifying customers with a GSR 56 installed in their aircraft that do not currently have an active subscription are eligible for a complimentary three-month promotional service plan.

A new, ´Get Acquainted´ promotional rate plan provides qualified customers with complimentary access to text and weather services for the first three months. Once the promotional period expires, customers are automatically enrolled into the Connext 150 service plan. For customers who do not currently have active service, this new incentive offers an even more cost-effective path to subscribing to the Connext weather and data service packages via the GSR 56.

For new and existing customers, cost-effective rate plans that are applicable to a wide range of operators around the world1 are available. Voice calling and text messaging accompany worldwide weather data in three packages, which are tailored to how frequently customers fly. Recreational and corporate operators with a GSR 56 can take advantage of the all-inclusive plans below:

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.